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Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan
Ayanna Pressley gives the Jump into Peace Spirit Awards to Cathedral High School's girls' basketball team, the Boston Slammers baseball team, Rope Burners double Dutch team and 4Star Dance Studio. / Photo by Maggie Dolan

Community jumps into peace in Roxbury

Ayanna Pressley, councilor at-large, hosted the 4th Annual Jump Into Peace Double Dutch Community Celebration at Malcolm X Park to remember community members lost to violence and to encourage peace in the neighborhood.

by × September 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

City Council debates proposal for free public petitions

Boston city councilors proposed a non-discriminatory ordinance that would encourage people of all ages, voter abilities and citizenship statuses to bring petitions to the City Council.

by × April 19, 2017 × 3 comments

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Northeastern professor talks climate change at aquarium
Brian Helmuth, a professor in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences, spokes as part of the Aquarium Lecture Series on April 6. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

Northeastern professor talks climate change at aquarium

Brian Helmuth, a Northeastern professor in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences, spoke about the implications of “global weirding” at the New England Aquarium on April 6.

by × April 12, 2017 × 2 comments

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Noam Chomsky stresses the importance of prudent climate change and environmental policies at MIT. / Photo by Derek Schuster
Noam Chomsky stresses the importance of prudent climate change and environmental policies at MIT. / Photo by Derek Schuster

Activist, writer Noam Chomsky warns of climate change under Trump

By Maggie Dolan, news staff Nov. 8, 2016, marked two key events in international climate policy. The 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference began in Morocco to discuss worldwide climate change response, and the United States elected Donald J. Trump as its 45th president. Noam Chomsky, political activist, linguist, writer […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 0 comments

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NU rallies against cancer at Relay for Life
Thousands filled Matthews Arena on Friday Night and early Saturday morning as a part of Relay for Life. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

NU rallies against cancer at Relay for Life

By Jenna Ciccotelli and Maggie Dolan, news staff As a child, Carly Zogg loved to wrestle with her mother, until her father warned her she had to be more gentle – her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, a concept that was intangible to her at 5 years old. “It’s […]

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Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice
Panel members at the Omni Parker House remember Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth. / Photo by Jonathan Northcott

Panel honoring civil rights leader discusses school choice

All panelists agreed that school choice needs to be focused back on the parents and students, who want nothing more than a good education.

by × March 22, 2017 × 1 comment

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College Democrats win health care debate
College Democrats and Republicans debate the future of American health care and how it should be implemented to accommodate all impacted groups.

College Democrats win health care debate

The Northeastern University College Democrats (NUCD) beat their Republican counterparts in an hour-long debate health care debate Thursday night in 300 Richards Hall.

by × March 20, 2017 × 2 comments

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

After several days of backlash, parade organizers voted unanimously to reverse their decision and allow OUTVETS to march in the parade.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments

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Candidate for library provost position champions interdisciplinary work

Candidate for library provost position champions interdisciplinary work

Dr. Charles Watkinson, a candidate for an open provost position within Northeastern University, gave a talk at Snell Library on Tuesday.

by × February 20, 2017 × 1 comment

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Protesters support refugees at Holocaust Memorial

Protesters support refugees at Holocaust Memorial

Protesters’ signs bore phrases including, “My people were refugees too,” “No place for hate” and “We’re all immigrants.”

by × February 15, 2017 × 0 comments